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  • Hollywood Workout

    With a long-list of celebrity devotees, a strange name, and as yet unavailable in the UK, Budokon has all the makings of a cult workout. Jennifer Aniston, Courtney Cox, Meg Ryan and Rene Russo are among the rich and famous jumping on the Budokon bandwagon

  • Say good bye to acne and hello to clear, healthy skin

    Acne is said to be the most common skin problem in the world and whether you are 13 or 30, have a few spots or are seriously covered, it can cause misery. But it can be got rid of. You can try treatments off-the-shelf, complementary therapies or speak

  • Murdered Jane's mum in talks with minister

    The mother of murdered teacher Jane Longhurst has discussed her campaign against violent pornography with a newly-appointed Home Office minister. Liz Longhurst, 74, met Vernon Coaker in the House of Commons on Monday with MPs David Lepper and Martin Salter

  • Chanctonbury Chorus, St Andrew's Church, Steyning

    As part of Chanctonbury Chorus' 25th Anniversary, on Saturday they performed a 35-minute rapturous hymn to choral and vocal music under the inspiring direction of Siobhan Denning. The concert neatly coincided with the 60th birthday year of the internationally

  • Digger dumped in pond

    Treetop protesters fighting to save an ancient wood have denied claims their campaign has turned nasty. Suspicion was cast on the Titnore Woods campaigners when a digger belonging to landowner John Somerset was driven into a pond near their camp in Durrington

  • Youth advice centre closing

    A charity which has helped thousands of young people has run out of money and will have to close. Junction, in Newhaven, has offered free advice and support to teenagers from an area including Seaford, Peacehaven and Lewes for the past 18 years. But lottery

  • Eugene hosts radio show

    Ex-Big Brother contestant Eugene Sully will host a show for community radio station Uckfield FM next month. The station will be on air for a month to coincide with Uckfield Festival, which will run from July 7 to July 16. It will launch its fourth annual

  • Sign up for rate relief

    Small businesses are being urged to sign up for a scheme which could cut their rates bills by up to £2,500. Only 39 per cent of small businesses in Rother have applied for the Government's small business rate relief scheme. It was introduced in April

  • Letter: Better than bombs

    I want to support the police, in contrast to Richard March (Letters, June 15). I am grateful the police take the risk of raiding properties which are suspected of harbouring terrorists or their supporters, even if the information may be mistaken. How

  • Anger at dump vote

    A headteacher said today she had considered resigning after a council voted to permit a rubbish transfer station which will overshadow her school. Campaigners have vowed to take their fight against plans for the dump, just metres from their children's

  • Letter: Some cyclists are irresponsible

    As cyclists (nude or otherwise) are in the news at the moment, it might be a good idea to point out how irresponsible some of them are. The number who cycle along the A259 from Palace Pier to the King Alfred is appalling. They insist in riding in the

  • Up, up, but not away in balloon

    Tourists will soon be able to get a bird's eye view of a seaside town from a hot air balloon tethered to an ancient monument. The helium filled balloon, 22 metres in diameter, will float above the Redoubt Fortress on the seafront in Eastbourne, attached

  • Letter: Donatations for complaints

    May I suggest a £10 donation to the British Heart Foundation from any motorist who complains about sharing their precious roadspace for one day out of 365 with cyclists doing a good deed. Long may they continue to raise money this way for the BHF. -Brian

  • BB Pete's budding realationship in jeopardy

    Pete's budding relationship with Nikki could be cut short after the blonde was nominated for eviction for the third time. The pair have got closer this week and have been seen cuddling and holding hands but all this could end on Friday if Nikki is voted

  • £200m waste plant considered

    A public inquiry into whether to build a giant sewage works will start today. A planning inspector will begin hearing evidence for and against building a £200 million plant at Lower Hoddern Farm, Peacehaven. The plans include a seven-mile tunnel from

  • Letter: Cold shoulder

    I firmly endorse the views expressed in your leader article about establishing a cold-calling exclusion zone in Dallington to deter dodgy doorstep dealers (The Argus, June 19). Rogue traders are, indeed, a menace. They prey on vulnerable and older people

  • Letter: A chance to give

    In response to Mr Bates's request for more information (Letters, June 8), if you would like to make a contribution to The Robert Eaton Memorial Fund, here are the bank details: We thank you very much for any donations. -Gareth Glover, chairman, Robert

  • Letter: Use your mirror

    To the person who hit my car while driving north up Second Avenue, Hove, today (June 19), the repairs to my wing mirror alone will cost me just under £350. If you get a touch of guilt, you can contact me via The Argus. If you pay for the repairs, I will

  • Letter: I'm not workshy

    I agree with everything Margaret Ashley wrote about Britain's housing problem (Letters, June 17). But there is one thing which always annoys me. It is calling people without a job "workshy". Why does anyone think they have the right to use such a derogatory

  • Dangerous Obsession, Theatre Royal, Brighton

    There was a time when the well-crafted thriller was the staple of the West End stage. The breed is rarer today but the ongoing success of crime novelists demonstrates that the public hunger for the genre remains undiminished. One of the best practitioners

  • Cash pours in to save charity from closure

    A charity for autistic children has been saved from closure thanks to the generosity of Argus readers. Sussex Autistic Society, which costs £100,000 a year to run, said it needed to find £20,000 to plug low funds or it would have to shut. But a story

  • Why Horsham babies will live to ripe old age

    A baby born today in Horsham is expected to live longer than a child born in Brighton and Hove. A child in Worthing is expected to live about a year longer than a baby born in the city, according to a new study that links wealth to health. Life beside

  • John Cale, Concorde 2, Brighton, Weds, June 21

    John Cale is writing a film. It's a collaboration with the avant-garde filmmaker CS Leigh, it's called Everybody Had A Camera, and it focuses on a seven-year period in the life of Andy Warhol, as seen though the eyes of...Mozart. "Yes, it's about Mozart

  • More businesses could closed as town pier is deemed dangerous

    These pictures show why part of Hastings Pier was suddenly closed on Friday. The remaining businesses in the horseshoe section of the pier near the promenade will be closed today if Hastings Borough Council is granted an order by magistrates under the

  • Du Vin man in race for Grand

    Two of Brighton's best-known hotels could soon be under shared ownership. Richard Balfour-Lynn, chief executive and co-founder of Hotel Du Vin group Marylebone Warwick Balfour, is understood to be winning the race for control of leisure group De Vere,

  • Castle defends wild card award for Lee

    Andrew Castle has defended the award of a Wimbledon wild card to Sussex's Martin Lee. New LTA chief executive Roger Draper has blasted the decision after Lee finished third in the wild card play-offs. He said: "Lucky loser wild cards do not help create

  • You will all get tickets for Lord's says Sussex chief

    Every Sussex fan who wants to see their team at Lord's will be able to do so. That was the promise from chief executive Hugh Griffiths today as the club began the countdown to their big day out at headquarters. Both Sussex and their C&G Trophy final

  • Worthing sign former Albion midfielder

    Worthing have made former Wales international John Robinson their first summer signing. Robinson, who made his name with Albion before enjoying a distinguished career in the Premiership with Charlton Athletic, has committed himself to the Rebels for next

  • Letter: Drivers of 4x4s are the same as everyone else

    Felicity Carus technically qualified to write on the subject of 4x4s (The Argus, June 13), or has she just collected a load of published opinions from personalities or groups with axes to grind? In her article, one of the so-called claims is in truth

  • Letter: Imploding Church

    The churches of England are being closed down, with the Bishop of Chichester considering twelve or more in Brighton for closure. With the recent increase in population, England is the fourth most-overcrowded country in the world. If churches remain empty

  • Letter: Clean up your act

    Thanks to all the people who visited Rottingdean this past weekend. It is a shame some were too lazy to put their rubbish in the bins provided. The couple who left magazines, cans, carrier bags and other assorted items might like to know a very nice man

  • Letter: Bottoms up to naked cyclists

    I had such a laugh at the naked men and women riding past on their bikes, especially one man who had about a quarter of an inch of nylon tights wrapped round his ding-dong. I bet he was hot. There were a lot of old dears watching, me for one. Who wouldn't

  • Cat killer strikes again

    An animal killer who mutilates pet cats before dumping the bodies on their owners' doorsteps may have struck again. The corpse of a female tabby cat was found on the front lawn of a house. Its head had been removed with a single cut and the blood had

  • Letter: Use the bike lanes

    Do cyclists have no respect for the law and traffic signs? I am not saying they are all the same but a fair number ignore No Cycling signs on the King's Esplanade and one-way-street signs, ride on the pavement and down George Street without respect for

  • Hats off for Ladies' Day

    Fair weather shone for the fairer sex at Eastbourne Tennis Tournament's Ladies' Day yesterday. Crowds arrived at Devonshire Park with a distinct lack of hats but an abundance of enthusiasm. There had been some confusion over whether or not it actually

  • Letter: A hard-working family man

    What an excellent three-page feature on Roger French (The Argus, June 10). It proved what I have always thought - he is a very honest, decent and hard-working family man who just wants to do the best he can for this city and its people and what he does

  • Safety fears after loss of emergency phones

    Emergency services could be left without communications during a disaster after the Government removed their old Cold War phone systems. A West Sussex county councillor is warning that since the Government removed the old Emergency Communications Network

  • Green signal to reopen rail line

    The last time trains ran between Uckfield and Lewes, England were the reigning World Cup winners. Wishful campaigners are hoping footballing success this summer could coincide with a return to action for the railway as well. It is 40 years since England's

  • Robberies suspect caught on camera

    Police want to speak to this man in connection with two robberies. The man is believed to have stolen hundreds of pounds from a building society and a bank. He may also have threatened a cashier with a gun. Police have released CCTV footage from the incidents

  • Letter: Sticky situation

    A lady's walking stick was lost Right in the centre of Hove If you ring the number to forward the stick* Once more she'll be able to rove. - *Name and address were attached to the stick -Mrs E Lipman The Drive Hove

  • Letter: Why would they try to poison us?

    Dentist JE St Pierre provides no evidence to back any of his assertions (Letters, June 9) regarding the supposed efficacy and safety of water fluoridation (WF) or to contradict Gary Kemp's statements regarding the practice (Letters, June 3). He says:

  • Letter: There just can't be a Brighton cathedral

    Once again the old chestnut "A Cathedral for the City of Brighton and Hove" raises its head (Letters, June 16). All letters on this subject have one thing in common, which is a lack of understanding of what a cathedral is and what it is for. A cathedral

  • June 17: Sussex's stairway to heaven

    Carl Hopkinson missed out on a trip to Lord's last season. But, on a highly-charged night of drama at the County Ground, the blossoming Sussex batsman dragged his team over the finishing line and into the C&G Trophy final in a blaze of glory. Coming